Thursday, July 5, 2012

RECIPE: Pesto Sauce

When it comes to making pesto, you can invest in a good processor if you like, but you can also make it using a pestle and mortar.  My hubby love the spinaci zola at CIBO so i decided to make one for our appetizer yesterday.  This recipe is a great change from red sauce.

PESTO SAUCE as appetizer.   can also be used as a pizza sauce and pasta sauce. YUM.  Can also be Mixed  with mayonnaise for a perfect panini spread. Grilled chicken. Tomato slices. Chopped olives. Pesto mayonnaise.
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Blend ingredients in a food processor while pouring oil slowly.  For this recipe i used walnut.

1 cup and 2 tablespoons  Fresh Basil Leaves 
3/4 cup and 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts its better if you can find   
                                         PINE NUTS.  or you can also use almonds
1 to 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons Extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste.

Preparation Instructions

In a food processor, blend together basil leaves, nuts, garlic and cheese.  pour in oil slowly while still mixing.  stir in salt and pepper.  Serve with pasta or bread.

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